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Psalm 16 2 Commentary

We trust that this Psalm 16 2 commentary will help you understand this verse… In Psalm 16 2 David reminds himself of what he has said to the Lord. Psalm 16 2 Commentary David’s Master He at some point has told the Lord that he’s his lord. He’s told Yahweh that he’s David’s Adonai. His […]

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Psalm 16 11 Meaning

Psalm 16 11 Meaning: Context And the end of his meditation in Psalm 16, David expresses that he is satisfied with God because he believed that he would enjoy God forever. Verses 9 through 11. 9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope. 10 For thou wilt […]

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Psalm 16 Commentary

Psalm 16 Commentary: Introduction Let’s turn to Psalm 16 for this Psalm 16 commentary. So often, the psalms are a means of communicating an emotion of the author. In Psalm 16, I believe the emotion that David is expressing is this: Satisfaction with God. That’s what David is feeling and what he wants to express […]

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Psalm 15 Commentary

Let’s turn to Psalm 15. Psalm 15 Commentary: Genre & Theme Psalm 15 is a reflective or meditative psalm. David has this one thought in mind that he’s going to mull over and ponder throughout the 5 verses of Psalm 15. And that thought is this: The blameless character of one who knows God. So […]

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Psalm 14 Commentary

Psalm 14 Commentary: Introduction Turn to Psalm 14. In Psalm 14, David is meditating on this theme: Atheism. The lack of belief in and obedience to God. Atheism in its INTELLECTUAL, theoretical form. And atheism in its PRACTICAL form – in the way that it’s worked out in the lives of practically every single human […]

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Psalm 13 Commentary

Psalm 13 Commentary: Introduction How does it feel to lose? Do you like that feeling? Of losing a game or a match or a contest? If you’re a husband – how does it feel to lose to your wife? Well, you’re probably more mature than I am and so you probably don’t struggle with the reality […]

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Psalm 12 Commentary

Turn to Psalm 12. Psalm 12 Commentary: Genre Psalm 12 is a lament psalm. The author – David – is wrestling with an issue in his mind and he works through it for all of us to see and learn from his example. Psalm 12 Commentary: Theme The issue that David is struggling with is […]

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Psalm 11 3 Commentary

You might think that the report in Psalm 11 1-3 couldn’t get much worse. But it does. It ends on this cheerful note – “If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?” Hopelessness. That’s what this report to David is aiming to achieve in the hearts of the upright. Foundations are the part of a […]

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Psalm 11 Commentary

Psalm 11 Commentary: Introduction I’ve been a little random in my teaching through the Psalms. I started with lament psalms. Then I covered in one lesson praise psalms. And then I basically started back from Psalm 1 and since then we’ve just been marching along, psalm by psalm until now we’re in the 11th Psalm […]